Victory Fund Houston Brunch 2015

Ellen poses with this year's honorary Victory Fund Brunch co-chairs. A special congratulations to Tammi Wallace for organizing such a successful and memorable event.

Victory Fund Brunch

High-Tech Tools Let More Houstonians Live Car-Free

New study shows Houstonians have more options for getting around if they don't own a vehicle.

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MFAH unveils $450 million redevelopment plan

Project intends to reframe institution as heart of city's cultural life.

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Feb. 27, 2015Heights Leader

Celebrating the Heights Fire Station

With 100 years and counting of history, spanning generations of Heights residents and countless Houstonians who have passed through its doors, the Houston Heights Fire Station’s centennial will be a celebration of the community’s past, present and future. Continue Reading »

Feb. 25, 2015Houston Public Media

Houston City Council Approves Police Labor Contract

The 3 ½-year contract will bump up entry level salaries for Houston police officers by 20 percent to $42,000. There will also be across-the-board pay raises. Continue Reading »

Feb. 24, 2015Huffington Post

850 DNA Matches In FBI Database After Houston Clears Rape Kit Backlog

Evidence from more than 6,600 rape kits that went untested for years in Houston have turned up 850 hits in the FBI’s nationwide database of DNA profiles, marking a major step in the city’s $6 million effort to address the backlog, officials announced Monday. Continue Reading »

Feb. 24, 2015City of Houston

BARC, Friends for Life Partner with Mayor Parker to Introduce Pet Mobile App

Today, Mayor Annise Parker joined BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions and Friends For Life No-Kill Animal Shelter (FFL) to introduce Finding Rover’s revolutionary facial recognition service that helps reunite lost pets with their owners. The two shelters are the first in Houston and fourth in the nation to incorporate the software, which could revolutionize the way shelters are used across the country.  Continue Reading »